Understanding Employee Benefits Law
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Understanding Employee Benefits Law is designed to provide readers with a broad overview and understanding of a vast and complex area of the law. The book begins with a detailed table of contents and has many charts and diagrams to provide readers with a general understanding of the law. The book provides many examples to help readers understand how the law applies to concrete factual situations. The book also includes an extensive set of footnotes with citations that refer readers to additional sources that they can consult for further study of the law.
The book provides a broad overview our nation's employment-based health care system and the Affordable Care Act and its effect on employer-provided health care plans.
In addition, the book addresses the Supreme Court's most recent employee benefits decisions, including
M & G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett, Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, and U.S. Airways v. McCutchen.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION
Chapter 2 PENSION PLANS
Chapter 3 WELFARE PLANS
Chapter 4 PLAN OPERATION
Chapter 5 REGULATION OF PENSION PLANS
Chapter 6 FIDUCIARY STANDARDS
Chapter 7 CIVIL ENFORCEMENT
Chapter 8 ERISA PREEMPTION
Chapter 9 NONDISCRIMINATION RULES FOR QUALIFIED PLANS
Chapter 10 TAX RULES GOVERNING PENSION PLANS
Chapter 11 PLAN TERMINATION
Appendix A ERISA
Appendix B ECONOMIC EFFECT OF FAVORABLE TAX TREATMENT ACCORDED QUALIFIED PLANS
Appendix C SAFE AND UNSAFE HARBOR PERCENTAGES